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Postdoctoral Scholar

Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 21, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Humanities, History, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
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Postdoctoral Scholar, job #94709
School of Historical, Philosophical & Religious Studies
Arizona State University

The School of Historical, Philosophical & Religious Studies (SHPRS) through its undergraduate certificate program, Political History and Leadership (PHL) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for two Postdoctoral Scholar positions in political history, and/or political institutions to begin Fall 2022. Preference will be given to candidates whose doctoral degree is in History or related field. Both positions are full-time, benefits-eligible, fiscal-year (July 1-June 30) appointments. Renewal is possible on an annual basis contingent on satisfactory performance, availability of funding, and needs of the program. Opportunities for teaching will be dependent on academic unit of the candidate’s disciplinary field.

Successful candidates will be affiliated with the SHPRS undergraduate program in Political History and Leadership. This teaching/research fellows will be mentored by Donald Critchlow, lead in PHL. A successful candidate will be expected to teach at the minimum a 2-1 annual teaching load and contribute minimum of 20 hours per week to activities of the program; its curricular development to the Program in Political History and Leadership and educational projects sponsored by the program and school; and research and publication in the field of specialty.

SHPRS is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service contributes to the ASU Charter, to our mission of inclusive excellence in the humanities, and to serving a diverse student body and community.

Required qualification: candidates must have a Ph.D. in History or a field relevant to history. Candidates must be within five years from receipt of their doctoral degree.

Desired qualifications: evidence of achievement and promise in research and writing in political history broadly defined, as well as a demonstrated ability to teach introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses relevant to Political History and Leadership.

To apply, submit the following application materials: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) cover letter explaining qualifications, accomplishments in research and teaching, and future plans in research and teaching; 3) A statement addressing how your past/and or/potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence. To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply online at Application review process will begin June 5, 2022. If the position is not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. Questions about the position should be directed to

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For more information on ASUs non-discrimination statement, please visit: and

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